Ryan is from Roswell, Georgia and moved to Charleston in 2023 after discovering a place that finally felt like home. After attending the University of North Georgia and majoring in communications, he unearthed a passion for wanting to support the local community in any capacity possible. Discovering Lowcountry Local First revealed to him that choosing local helps give small businesses a spotlight - and more importantly - a voice. Prior to LLF, he worked as a transportation recruiter. When not working, you might find Ryan at Little Palm, Ritual, or cruising the ocean with friends dropping in Crab Pots.